South Australian Artist, Illustrator, Animator, Writer, Video Creator, Skateboarder and more. David Arandle (otherwise known as The Extraordinary Tourist, etourist or TET), has sold artwork to collectors in Australia, the USA. and has been commissioned to create a number of pet portraits in the style of his popular series of cat and dog artworks.

Currently working as an independent animator producing animated explainer videos for clients worldwide whilst creating animated shorts written by David, and featuring his original character designs.

When not working David enjoys skateboarding and creating skateboard graphics which are available to purchase from David’s online Skateboard store.

If you would like to experience more of David’s creativity visit any of the following sites:

etourist Skateboards
Purchase skateboards featuring TET’s art.

The Extraordinary Tourist Life
Movie Reviews, Opinion, humor and other writing by TET.

Animation and Video Life
Animation hints, tips, behind the scenes, software reviews and more.

  • Joined: March 2007


Rose's Tale - Art by TET

Rose’s Tale / Acrylic on Canvas, 50 × 60cm, July 2007 / Rose the cat is a new character in my series of cat themed artworks (view a selection of my cats and buy gift cards from my portfolio). Whilst Jac was kind of fun and whimsical in his own way, sometimes I think he is a little to ‘boyish’ to appeal to my audience which is mostly female. / Jac likes to chase after little…
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Back Off, I'm an Artist!

“Back Off, I’m an Artist!” / This stern warning sent a shiver down the spine of customers who minutes ago had been patiently queuing for the next available teller. / “Careful he’s got a brush!” / Would this be the day that someone suffered for art? Paint splattered everywhere in an artistic massacre of modern art? / “Let me paint a picture for you.”…
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The recently travelled returns.

If you have me in your favorites and wondered where I was (because my ego likes to think you actually care) I’ve been off traveling the Australian country side by car. / It’s been a month long journey but now I’m back. The question is, should I post all 600 plus photos I took onto Red Bubble in the hopes that statistically the more images I post will increase my chances of you b…
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Reinventing Reinvention.

It is said that there is nothing new left for artists to create. The modern artists are simply reinventing that which has gone before. There are no new ideas only ways of looking at old concepts in a new way. This has been going on for some time. / With this in mind, has the art world reached the stage where artists are now reinventing reinvention? Forgetting the origin of the original idea and s…
Posted over 12 years – 4 comments
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